PhD scholarships in 5G/GNSS

SPCOMNAV is seeking for PhD candidates willing to pursue the PhD in the field of 5G and GNSS positioning with special emphasis on urban and vehicular (V2X) applications. The candidates will benefit from the strong and intense links of SPCOMNAV with industry and European institutions, being involved in international research projects contributing to make a leap forward in the current state of the art.

Two 3-years PhD grants are offered under the following terms and conditions:

  • Pre-doctoral trainee researcher (PIF) funded by Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona [link].
  • Pre-doctoral FPI program funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness [link].

Selected candidates will receive additional funding from the SPCOMNAV group to cover any number of journal publications and the attendance of two conferences per year (up to one non-European conference), and will also have the possibility of making patent applications if innovative techniques with industrial interest are developed.

Selected candidates will also be part of the academic staff of the university and hence, s/he will be able to participate in academic activities (seminars, language courses, etc.). In particular, if it is of interest to the researcher, s/he will be able to supervise the final degree projects of B.Sc. and M.Sc. students and to teach a flexible number of hours in selected courses.



The positions to be filled are seeking for candidates with an M.Sc. in Electrical (Telecommunications) Engineering. Prospective candidates in related disciplines such as Electronics Engineering may be considered for this position as well.

Candidates should have high grades in courses dealing with communication technologies and signal processing (estimation and detection theory), and proven experience in these fields. They must be proactive, enthusiastic and with strong self-motivation for conducting research and facing new challenges.

Fluent English both written and spoken is required.


Selection process

To be announced soon.


For more information, please contact jose.salcedo@uab.es with the subject "[PhDPos] Name of Applicant".